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Day 1: Benjamin Franklin's Final Speech at the Constitutional Convention

teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.8.4
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.8.6
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This first lesson is intended to direct students to define and clarify terms/phrases from the speech that demonstrate Franklin's intentions of persuading the Founding Fathers to ratify the Constitution. Students will use these understandings to complete the culminating task. Special Materials: Students will need a copy of the anchor text.
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